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I've been looking into some core components for a upgrade around Christmas. Granted prices may drop or newer/faster chipsets may be released then. But as of now does this look like a decent upgrade?

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=12746709
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Best to wait until SB-E (LGA2011) comes out (should be near Christmas too).

Otherwise, I reckon you should just grab a 2600k to be more 'future-proof', for what its worth.
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One thing, you can go Corsair 8GB even cheaper. Same timings, same voltage.
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One thing, you can go Corsair 8GB even cheaper. Same timings, same voltage.
I'm a big fan of g.skill, especially with how fast and easy it was to RMA my HZ that died on me. + for $2 I get a brand I know and trust (I'm currently using 3 sets of g.skill in 2 pcs) and a 4 gig SDFlash card also

Thanks to both you guys for the suggestions, I was just doing some searching to try to get an idea of what I want
post #5 of 7
2600k wouldn't really be more future proofing..

anywho

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157271

I say go with that board, full featured, even has pcie 3.0 support, etc all around good board especially for the price.
    
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2600k wouldn't really be more future proofing..

anywho

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157271

I say go with that board, full featured, even has pcie 3.0 support, etc all around good board especially for the price.
wow nice board..and for the price... ASRock is making a come back arent they haha

Nothing is 'future proof' then if you say that ...
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Yeah, Asrock's on the ball with that pcie 3.0 stuff. They were the first manufacturer to roll out boards with it. Asus just announced their pcie 3.0 stuff not long ago, not sure how long it'll take them to get them out there though.

Either way, great board for the price IMO, its the one I was going to pick up.
    
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